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Meet Damon Alston—firefighting, mountain-climbing, scuba-diving DJ

This is Damon Alston. Here is how he lists his jobs/hobbies: DJ / mountain climber / scuba diver / Ironman / firefighter.

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Another senior slain in NYCHA senior property

On Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, another elder was slain in NYCHA’s Carter G. Woodson senior housing development in Brooklyn. Strangled with a telephone cord Juanita Caballero,78, was murdered in her 393 Powell Street apartment, and found just before 5 p.m.

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Airline employees get engaged on tarmac

Photographer Osmond Gibson is becoming known for grand gestures. First on Sunday, June 14, he took the aerial shot of the Bed Stuy “Black Lives Matter” mural (from Fulton Street between Marcy Avenue ), which the Amsterdam News used for a special wrap cover.

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After Biden/Harris win, and Trump loss, activists say analyze, strategize and organize

Looking at the President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris win, and President Donald J. Trump’s defiant denial that he suffered a loss, massaged euphoria aside, city grassroots activists are encouraging the community to analyze, strategize and organize.

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Harlem vendor killed in botched robbery

Close to the front doors of the Amsterdam News’ Harlem offices, popular street vendor William Welcome was assaulted and succumbed to injuries he sustained when pushed to the ground during a robbery on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020.

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Nigerian youth demand police and political reform

Water cannons, live bullets and tear gas has led to at least 15 dead in Nigeria since protests began in the first week of October according to Amnesty International.

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Harlem vendor killed in botched robbery

Close to the front doors of the Amsterdam News’ Harlem offices, popular street vendor William Welcome was assaulted and succumbed to injuries he sustained when pushed to the ground during a robbery on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020.

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No Justice for Breonna Taylor

A grand jury announced that Officer Brett Hankison was charged with three counts of wanton endangerment in connection in the police killing of Breonna Taylor.

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9/11 changed the world as we know it

Amsterdam News editor Nayaba Arinde reflect on 9/11

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Chadwick Boseman: A life of purpose and impact

From portraying the kicking-in-the-doors Thurgood Marshall to the fictional, yet powerful T’Challa from Wakanda, the beloved actor Chadwick Boseman grabbed international attention.

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